Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2006.
Guide Type: Field Guide
Birds of Mexico and Central America is the only field guide to illustrate and describe every species of bird in Central America from Mexico to Panama, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Written and illustrated by Ber van Perlo, this handsome work covers more than 1,500 species.
Information on key identification features, habitats, songs, and calls is included as are distribution maps showing each species' location and prevalence. Enhanced with ninety-eight color plates, the book provides illustrations of all plumages for the adult males and females as well as the juveniles of each species. Illustrations appear opposite their relevant text for quick and easy reference.
Comprehensive and highly portable, this guide is a must for any birdwatcher visiting the region.
More than 1,500 species described and illustrated
Information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls
Distribution maps showing each species' location and prevalence
Illustrations of all plumages for each species
98 color plates, which appear opposite their relevant text for quick and easy reference
Comprehensive and highly portable